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benelli super 90

Postby Jim M » Mon Jun 23, 2008 3:13 pm

I found a good deal on a12 guage benelli Super 90 but it has a full choke (I think, a dime won't fit through the barrel and the only marking on the barrel says 12 guage magnum) 2 questions: 1. Is this a 3" gun? We checked it and a 3 " shell fits in the chamber we did not fire it to see if it would cycle and it says "12 guage magnum" on the barrel. 2. Assuming this is a full choke in which I do not want. If I had a fixed choke barrel I would want it to be modified, but really would want tubes. Question is how much trouble is it to either have the barrel altered to take tubes or just cut it off to be modified? and/or how hard is it to get a different barrel?
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Postby Lil' Bear » Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:44 am

All super 90's have a three inch chamber. The choke can be opened up with a adjustable hand reamer [b]If[the barrel is not chrome lined the only thing you need to check that is some touch up blue, if it takes is not chrome lined if it doesn't its chrome and the you need carbide to cut it. tru choke can be installed because it will cut the steel under the chrome and let the chrome micro chip out not wreaking the cutter :thumbsup:
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Postby Jim M » Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:16 pm

do you know where i can get this done?
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Postby atwoodflash » Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:09 pm

Carlsons Choke Tube. 785-626-3700 or check out choketube.com
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Postby Lil' Bear » Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:30 pm

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Postby Jim M » Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:46 pm

Went back in the store today and their gunsmith was in It is a montifeltro super 90. Definitely a full choke he said it was a tight full. It has a chrome lined barrel so it cannot be modified............guess I'' keep shopping.
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Postby Ned S » Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:19 pm

It can be modified. Call Carlsons. Ned S
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Postby Jim M » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:42 pm

how can it be modified, the smith said it was a tight full and my test showed a dime will not come close to going through???????????
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Postby Jim M » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:32 pm

Misunderstood you Ned, I thought you meant "Modified choke" You meant the chrome lined barrel can be modified right?
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Postby Ned S » Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:02 pm

Talk to Carlsons, I'm sure the barrel can be modified. (not Modified choke) meaning "to change". Ned S
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Postby atwoodflash » Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:58 am

As long as your barrel OD is larger is .825 we can install a standard steel, lead, or Hevi-Shot system. We charg $125 and that includes 3 chokes of your choice. We charge $10 for the chrome lined barrel. If you wish to talk to a tech call 785-626-3700
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Postby Ned S » Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:24 am

You won't find better workmanship or price. They make excellent chokes. Ned S
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Postby Ducks Rx » Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:41 pm

I have had Carlson's install choke tubes in 3 of my Remington 1100 barrels and all are top-notch jobs. I also have several barrels done by Briley which are also excellent quality. Carlson's are equal to Briley but less expensive.
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